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An Invitation to Participate (reposted from Live Well Lamoille)

(This post originally appeared on Live Well Lamoille, on September 18th, 2018.) Everyone reading this post has at least one thing in common: We are all part of a community. We can choose our level of interaction, but that does not change the fact that we are still...

How Childhood Trauma Impacts Health Across the Lifespan Resources

Dave Yacavone shared this comment on social media in regards to the recent workshop, “How Childhood Trauma Impacts Health Across the Lifespan:” As promised here are the links to the resources shared at the end: Nadine Burke Harris -Ted talk:...

B.E.A.T.S

It messes up your life. It makes your family not like you. It can make you less smart than you already are. You crave it and you choose it over somebody else.  You can’t help yourself. They mess with your body. You age prematurely. You get all wrinkly—if you smoke—and...
Get Involved – Benefits of a Small State!

Get Involved – Benefits of a Small State!

  Our August 6th post shared research suggesting that stronger community-level alcohol policies have a direct impact on reducing underage drinking. We shared a resource, Primer on Planning for Prevention that could help effect change at a local level. This research...

Preventing Youth Alcohol Use

Would a stronger alcohol use policy in your community make a difference in reducing youth alcohol use? Pediatrics, The Journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics, recently released the results of a study suggesting that the answer to this question is “Yes!” Here’s...

This Week’s Prevention Updates

Please Help! Proposed CHAMPPs Budget Cuts: Our Healthy Community Design funding is up for cuts this year.  This funding comes through a CHAMPPs grant and has been recommended for cuts by Governor Shumlin.  The elimination of the CHAMPPS funding in FY16 (Part of the...